Double-barrel profit hike for Norway’s Statoil

Double-barrel profit hike for Norway’s Statoil

The Norwegian oil group Statoil said on Wednesday that its net profit doubled in 2011 to 78.8 billion kroner ($14.3 billion) on higher prices and sustained output.

Commentator’s ‘Maggie Thatcher’ outburst makes UNESCO list

Commentator’s ‘Maggie Thatcher’ outburst makes UNESCO list

Norway has selected a football commentator’s ecstatic outpouring of emotion and political one-upmanship as one of the most important cultural documents in the country’s history.

Liberal deputy charged with raping 17-year-old

Liberal deputy charged with raping 17-year-old

The Liberal Party’s deputy leader Helge Solum Larsen has resigned over allegations that he raped a 17-year-old girl at a party conference last weekend.

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Norway presses India on cancelled mobile permits

Norway raised its concerns with the Indian government on Tuesday about a Delhi court decision cancelling mobile phone licences held by Norwegian phone giant Telenor.